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Re: svn_hardlink_textbase.pl: script to consolidate disk space by hardlinking working files to their text-base

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-10-26 23:58:39 CEST

On Oct 26, 2004, at 4:21 AM, Lars Ellenberg wrote:

>
> I don't know whether this has been done elsewhere already,
> or whether this is usefull in general at all.
> It proved to work fine for me, though.
>
> It definetely works fine with svn 1.0.6 and vim 6.3.
>
>

...until you start doing keyword substitution or EOL conversion!

What happens when a working file and text-base are hard-linked
together, then somebody activates keyword substitution ('svn propset
svn:keywords') and then commits? Does the svn client happily re-create
the working file, automatically undoing the hard link?

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